Posts tagged with ‘recruiter advice’

Interview advice: Understanding the interviewee

#TheElevatorPitchHiring managers and recruiters can conduct hundreds of interviews between having to go through the experience as a candidate themselves. So naturally, it’s easy to forget how it feels to sit on the other side of the table. Our latest TEI Report focuses on the problems facing interviewees, and uses totaljobs research to provide tips to help.
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How to stand out in the New Year

How to stand out in the New Year2015 is upon us and industry rivalry is as fierce as ever, so it is crucial that recruiters get the pick of the best candidates for their organisation. There are many ways you can improve your attraction to potential employees and stand out from the rest of the crowd. What follows are five tips to make your organisation more prominent.
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Take control of candidate sourcing in 2014

candidate sourcingSourcing the best candidates is the most important part of a recruiter’s skills and it always pays to review your existing methods. Here are some aspects of sourcing you might not have considered to help you take control of candidate sourcing in 2015. Sell yourself If you haven’t done this already, 2015 is time for you to get proactive and promote your company. “Candidates.
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How to avoid lying in interviews

how to avoid lying in interviewsWe’re always stressing the importance of honesty to jobseekers, especially when it comes to their CVs and interviews. But how often do recruiters stray into the world of embellishment and exaggeration in order to secure that perfect person for a role? Withholding information regarding a job or misrepresenting responsibilities and expectations will damage your reputation and lose candidates’ trust. It’s a.
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What do you mean candidate experience?

candidate experienceCandidate experience remains one of the most vital elements of recruitment that can directly affect the brand of the company. Its importance is stressed constantly, but what does it actually mean? We explain what candidate experience is and how you can improve it. What is it? Candidate experience includes any and all interaction between your company and the candidate. It begins from the moment.
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What the social recruiting gurus aren’t telling you

what social media gurus arent telling youDo you remember back when job boards first came onto the scene? If you were in recruiting back then, I bet you can recall how people said this would be the end of recruitment agencies. Why would any company hire via a third party when they could choose instead to go direct? Of course we all know how that story unfolded.
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5 ways to reduce your cost per hire

5 ways to reduce your cost per hireHappily the economy is perking up, but cash-stretched employers are still keeping a tight rein on recruitment budgets. As employment starts to recover, they are increasingly seeking the services of expert recruiters who can secure talented workers to take their business forward. However, they also expect these great results at a cost-effective price. As a recruiter, you need to make.
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Social recruiting: Act now or forever play catch-up

social recruitingIn this series I’ve walked you through how to get recruiting results faster on social media. We’ve also looked at what you can do to attract candidate interest far more effectively on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. But there’s one thing I’ve omitted – and that’s the urgency with which you must now act… You could.
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Top 5 recruiter mistakes

recruiter mistakesThere is a lot of pressure on candidates to always put their best foot forward. Just do a quick search and you’ll find lots of tips aimed at jobseekers explaining how to succeed in interviews and giving advice for dealing with those silly mistakes that hurt employment prospects. But recruiters have just as much responsibility when it comes to interviews. But.
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How to find and engage with influencers in your recruiting niche

Whenever I’m helping a client who’s new to social media, I’m always careful to ensure that expectations are properly managed. The truth is it takes time to build up a sizeable and engaged following on social media. Having said this, finding and engaging with influencers in your recruiting niche is one of the most proven methods of accelerating the results you.
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